Saturday, January 15, 2011


" Selected Quotes "

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
- Chinese proverb

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

The test of good manners is to be patient with bad ones.
- Gabirol

Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
- Heraclitus

Forgive, forget. Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours. Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.
- Phillips Brooks

There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.
- Swami Sivananda

Genius may conceive but patient labor must consummate.
- Horace Mann

There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience.
- Chuck Tanner

If you have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
- Isaac Newton

We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when it good, be patient when it is bad, and never apply violent remedies except in an extreme necessity.
- FranAois de la Rochefoucauld

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.
- Robert H. Schuller

A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
- Eden Phillpotts

All practical teachers know that education is a patient process of mastery details, minute by minute, hour by hour, day by day.
- Alfred North Whitehead

The first thing is to be patient, which is probably the hardest thing to do. Don't worry if blokes are whacking you out of the park because you still have the opportunity to get him out next ball, even if it's not the same ball.
- Shane Warne

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

Hapiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in stranger's garden.
- Douglas Jerrold

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
- George Santayana

Our minds are as different as our faces : we are all travelling to one destination ; ..happiness; but few are going by the same road.
- Charles Caleb Colton


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